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Check out these resources for Veteran-Owned Businesses

Have you started a business? Thinking about starting one? There are national and state resources to help you begin, maintain, and grow your business. The following is a list to get you started.

VA Health Care and Benefits Expanded for Veterans Exposed to Toxic Substance

ODVA The PACT Act expands VA health care and benefits for veterans exposed to Burn Pits, Agency Orange, Radiation and other toxic substances. This law helps us provide generations of veterans—and their survivors—with the care and benefits they’ve… Read More

Oregon Veteran Volunteer Training Program to Virtual Training Seminar Oct. 26-27, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

The Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs (ODVA) is seeking volunteers for its Veteran Volunteer Program who are interested in serving aging veterans in their own communities by helping veterans learn how to access potential earned benefits and resources…. Read More

Lane and Douglas County – Volunteer to help veterans – free virtual training October 26 and 27, 9 am to 12 noon

VA Disability Rates to increase 8.7% beginning January 1, 2023

The Social Security Administration recently announced that the Cost of Living Allowance will increase to 8.7% beginning January 1, 2023. Veterans with 10% or higher will benefit from this increase. See the charts below.

Updated 2022 Oregon Veteran Benefits Magazine Now Available

Published annually by the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs, the 2022 Veteran Benefits Magazine introduces readers to the services and benefits available to veterans and their families in Oregon. Free, confidential services are available through Local Veteran Service… Read More

VA Releases Survivors Quick Start Guide Reference guide to help during final arrangements planning

from ODVA by Steven Clipp Each person experiences grief differently when a loved one passes, but survivors should not feel confused about what to do next. The Survivors Quick Start Guide provides Veteran family members and caregivers a… Read More

VA and U.S. Digital Service Launch New Web Tool to Help Veterans Track their Benefits Appeals

WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the U.S Digital Service announced their launch of an improved Appeals Status tool to increase transparency and enable Veterans to track the progress of their benefits claims… Read More